Rosie Bell

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  • Goldsmiths, University of London

Rosie Bell is a location-independent writer, editor, and author of “Escape to Self” and “The Art & Business of Travel Writing.”

Her travel and life design stories have been published in Condé Nast Traveler, Forbes Travel Guide, BBC Travel, BBC Worklife, Cosmopolitan, Atlas Obscura, Brides, and Lonely Planet.

Rosie has a master’s degree in brands, communication, and culture from Goldsmiths, University of London and she is the founder of the life design brainstorming studio Discovery Sessions.


Rosie Bell regularly writes about travel and life design for prominent publications on both sides of the Atlantic, including Condé Nast Traveler, Brides, Forbes Travel Guide, BBC Travel, BBC Worklife, HuffPost, Fodor’s, Shondaland, Atlas Obscura, and Lonely Planet. She has also appeared as a travel and life design expert on the likes of ABC News, NBC News, Scandinavian Traveler, Business Insider, and South China Morning Post.

As a roving freelance writer, Rosie is location-independent and regularly juggles clients in multiple time zones. She is an avid sun-seeker and splits her time between the world’s bluest beaches, and Panama City, Rio de Janeiro, Playa del Carmen, and Buenos Aires are among her favorite cities.

Rosie grew up in four countries on two continents and loves tasting the world in the name of research for her inspirational and aspirational stories. She also hosts workshops and online courses on writing, freelancing, entrepreneurship and runs Discovery Sessions, a life design brainstorming studio.

She has been contributing to TripSavvy since 2021. 


Rosie gained both her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in London. She has a master’s degree in brands, communication, and culture from Goldsmiths, University of London. She has also studied psychology, business management, and a handful of European languages.  

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The written word is her preferred tool, and she has authored several books, including “Escape to Self” which was published in 2017. This book is a life design manual that has been called “an empowering wake-up call.” To cater to aspiring freelance travel writers, she later wrote: “The Art & Business of Travel Writing” in 2020.

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